On The Whistle Podcast | Penance to Mission: Shaping the New Face of Service

On The Whistle Podcast | Penance to Mission: Shaping the New Face of...

It all started at a keg party on the Georgetown campus. Paul Caccamo and scores of his friends were celebrating his graduation until the police showed up. In a turn of events worthy of Les Mis, a passing Jesuit priest convinced them to let Paul...

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Return to Play: Rhode Island Updates for Youth Sports

Return to Play: New Requirements for Youth Sports in Rhode Island [+...

We all knew as we started to venture out from pandemic-inspired quarantine that we were heading into unknown territory. Among other things, schools, youth sports organizations and parents wanted to know how they could help kids return to play...

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Athletes wearing masks jogging

COVID-19 Has Changed Coaching The Admin Side of Coaching, Here's How...

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all facets of our daily lives, from how we work and learn, to how we communicate and interact with one another. Culturally, for many Americans, sports were one of the main ways people came together -- by...

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Return to Play Webinar - Part 4 : Health & Welfare for Athletes and Parents

Catch up on What You Missed: Return to Play - Part 4

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Live Webinar by SquadLocker Addresses Health and Wellness of Athletes...

SquadLocker CEO Gary Goldberg talks with school counselor Traci Fairchild about health and wellness strategies on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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NHL On Track for Jan 1 Start

What would winter be without ice hockey! If your team hasn’t geared up yet for this season -- perhaps waiting to see what might happen with COVID-19 Return to Play guidelines -- now’s the time to get that going. For practice or play, teams with...

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Coaches Answer: What matters most in your role?

We recently spoke with over 600 coaches about the impact COVID has had on return to play and their roles. Through these conversations, we learned more about what coaches care about and what motivates them to do their job. We heard a number of...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Coaching during COVID

COVID-19 has definitely changed a lot of the way we do things, especially when it comes to playing sports. But are there any real numbers behind what we're hearing and seeing? SquadLocker is here to tell you - YES! We conducted a survey of over...

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Return to Play: 5 Tips For Coaches

As a coach you are both a teacher and a role model. And through these roles, you are in a unique position to provide players, fellow staff/volunteers, and parents with information and support tailored to meet new expectations and requirements...

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Coach and Players in a Huddle

Confidence Up Among Youth Sports Orgs

We are being very cautious as our youth return to playing sports, but we are also feeling more optimistic about that. Back in April, we had little to cheer about. According to a LeagueSide study:

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Return To Play Discussion with Industry Experts Part 3 - Innovation &...

Watch the full webinar, Return To Play Discussion with Industry Experts - Part 3 - Innovation & Tech. Hosts Gary Goldberg, SquadLocker CEO and Augusta Sportswear VP of Strategy Mark Botterill discuss the important role of innovation and...

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Lack of Fans in the Stands

Most stands in arenas and stadiums across the country are void of fans, as teams and leagues follow suggested practices in their unique Return to Play plans. From cheering on your kid on the soccer field via streaming video to scrapping season...

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Return to Play Webinar Hosted by SquadLocker and Augusta Sportswear...

SquadLocker’s Gary Goldberg and Augusta Sportswear’s Mark Botterill discuss increasing role of innovation and tech in safe return to play – Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Our top 3 mask picks for any activity

Whether you're running around town, running around the field, or running around the classroom, it's important to stay protected this year. But, with all the different kinds of masks out there, how do you know which one is best for you? Below are...

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Lower risk sports may be allowed to play amid COVID concerns, but...

We are all doing the best we can to get our kids back into sports this fall – while doing everything we can to protect our players and staff from COVID-19. It’s now September, a month in which practice and play are usually in full swing. But what...

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Return to Play: Tips for Communicating with Players, Parents, and...

One of the biggest challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic has been ongoing confusion. Not knowing what the future will bring builds anxiety, virus or no virus. While kids are anxious to return to play (and, boy do we understand that!), parents are...

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Full Transcript: Return to Play Webinar - Part 2 - Guidelines

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Return to Play: Operating Considerations

We’re still all in this together. Good thing, because dealing with COVID-19 is definitely a team sport.

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Return to play: When is the right time to return?

When? That’s the big question, isn’t it? We all want to return to play – boy, do we miss our teams! But should we? As much as we want our kids to get back to all the benefits of team sports, and as much as we miss cheering them on, their health...

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